May 2, 2009 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

ScrewedUp News – May 02 ~ Posted on

ScrewedUp News – May 02

Edition 18

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May 03 – Codewords 1291 has now been changed

Late news – Mrs BD, optimistically confident that the Codewords couldn’t be wrong again this week, has found that it is wrong!
Yes, that’s right, there’s a problem with the squares numbered 1 yet again.

May 02 – 14.30 – Giant GK 12260 is available online now!

What is this life if, full of care,
We have no time to stand and stare.

Well – you will have plenty of time to stand and stare today without your regular diet of Saturday’s Giant GK Crossword!

But wait, help is at hand.
Look, here’s a scan.

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DT 25918 – Hints ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 25918 – Hints

Selected hints by Big Dave

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BD Rating – Difficulty *** Enjoyment **

A better puzzle than last week, but still not good enough for the top slot of the week – the flagship Prize puzzle.  The dreaded place name makes an unwelcome return, but at least there are no girls’ names, or even boys’ names.

Peter Biddlecombe’s full review of this puzzle will be published at 12.00 on Thursday, 7th May.

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